import_qiime_sample_data: Import just 'sample_data' file from QIIME pipeline.
QIIME produces several files that can be analyzed in the phyloseq-package,
This includes the map-file, which is an important input
to QIIME that can also indicate sample covariates. It is converted naturally to the
sample_data component data type in phyloseq-package, based on the R data.frame.
(Required). A character string or connection.
That is, any suitable
file argument to the
The name of the QIIME map
file required for processing pyrosequencing tags
in QIIME as well as some of the post-clustering analysis. This is a required
input file for running QIIME. Its strict formatting specification is expected by
this function, do not attempt to modify it manually once it has worked properly
import_qiime for more information about QIIME. It is also the
suggested function for importing QIIME-produced data files.
mapfile <- ("extdata", "master_map.txt", package = "phyloseq")